Abington Friends School
With 55 percent of the vote, Abington quarterback Sam Kind was selected as the Southeastern Pennsylvania football player of the week. Kind threw three touchdown passes and directed the Ghosts to a 27-13 upset win over Pennsbury on Oct. 30. For his performance, Kind will receive a Rally T-shirt.
With 29 percent of the vote, Holy Cross quarterback Austin Stein was selected as the South Jersey football player of the week. Stein completed 8 of 11 passes for 294 yards and five touchdowns in a 42-0 win over Delran last week. For his performance, Stein will receive a Rally T-shirt.
Andi Stampone doubled her season total in goals with four to lead host Germantown Academy past Agnes Irwin, 5-0. Kacie Kergides, who assisted on the final three Stampone goals, also scored for the Patriots (7-4-1).
J. B. Loomis had a pair of assists for Shipley in a 3-0 win over visiting Moorestown Friends.
Mentioned: Pottstown High School | Germantown Friends School | Haverford High School | George School | Perkiomen Valley High School | Abington Friends School | Spring-Ford Area High School | Agnes Irwin | Bishop McDevitt | Germantown Academy | Harriton | Interboro | Penn Charter | Upper Perkiomen | Westtown | Academy of New Church
After getting out of the gate with a 10-0 record and a No.1 ranking in the Southeastern Pennsylvania Soccer Coaches Association poll, Council Rock North is 1-1-1 in its last three games including a 2-2 double-overtime tie with host William Tennent in a Suburban One National Conference game 10-9.
The Indians needed a goal with seven minutes left in regulation from Billy McConnell to tie the game.
Phil Marks preserved the shutout for the Indians with 12 saves.
Jarvis Lynch picked up a pair of goals and led Lamberton past host Parkway Center City, 4-3.
Trey Mason and Nil-Cludly Pierre also scored for the Blue Devils and Hamed Bandini notched a hat trick for Parkway.
Mentioned: Hatboro-Horsham High School | Wissahickon High School | Germantown Friends School | George School | La Salle College High School | Cardinal O'Hara High School | Springside Chestnut Hill Academy | Upper Darby High School | Archbishop Ryan High School | Shipley School, The | Pennridge High School | Abington Friends School | Central Bucks West High School | Plymouth Whitemarsh High School | Academy Park | Bishop McDevitt | Bok | Central Bucks East | Council Rock North | Del-Val Charter | FitzSimons | Germantown Academy | Haverford School | Kennedy-Kenrick | Lamberton | Lower Moreland | Malvern Prep | Marple Newtown | Mastbaum | Monsignor Bonner | North Catholic | Penn Charter | Phil-Mont Christian | Pottsgrove | Souderton | St. Joseph's Prep | Sun Valley | Upper Moreland | Westtown | William Tennent | Episcopal Academy | Academy of New Church
Great Valley needed some scoring help in the second half of its Ches-Mont League game with visiting Kennett and got it from Adam Boehr. Boehr connected for a second-half hat trick and led the Patriots past the Blue Demons in double overtime, 3-2.
Kennett grabbed a 2-0 lead on goals by Jake Tully and Alejandro Zavala in the first half, but Boehr came through in the second half, tying the game with 20 minutes left in regulation and won the game 2 minutes, 45 seconds into the first overtime.
Dan Shackleton stopped five shots to earn the win in goal and Greg Danchik turned aside 10 shots for Kennett.
Mentioned: Martin Luther King Jr. High School | New Hope-Solebury High School | Germantown Friends School | Haverford High School | George School | Springside Chestnut Hill Academy | Upper Darby High School | Coatesville Area Senior High School | Radnor High School | Shipley School, The | Abington Friends School | Delaware Valley Friends School | Strath Haven High School | Avon Grove High School | Roxborough High School | East High School | Bishop Shanahan | Christopher Dock | Delco Christian | Devon Prep | Downingtown East | Frankford | Franklin Learning Center | Furness | Germantown Academy | Great Valley | Haverford School | Kennett | Kensington | Lower Moreland | Malvern Prep | Mercy Vocational | Penn Charter | Pottsgrove | Sun Valley | Swenson | Westtown | Woodlynde | Episcopal Academy | Engineering & Science | Holy Ghost Prep | Kimberton Waldorf | West Chester Rustin
Gwynedd-Mercy Academy needed a second-half goal by Morgan Sheridan to break a tie and win, 1-0, over visiting St. Basil in an Athletic Association of Catholic Academies soccer game Tuesday.
Goalie Courtney Sullivan, a freshman, prevented the Panthers from getting the equalizer by turning back all nine shots she faced. It was Sullivan’s fourth shutout of the season.
Catholic. Megan Poiesz scored three goals and added an assist for host Lansdale Catholic in its 6-0 win over Cardinal O’Hara.
Mentioned: Academy of Notre Dame de Namur | Conestoga High School | Ridley High School | Cardinal Dougherty High School | Archbishop Wood High School | Cardinal O'Hara High School | Archbishop Ryan High School | St. Hubert High School | Abington Friends School | St. Basil Academy | Springside School | Archbishop Carroll | Conwell-Egan | Delco Christian | Girard College | Gwynedd-Mercy | Harriton | Lansdale Catholic | Little Flower | Marple Newtown | Nazareth Academy | Neumann-Goretti | Phil-Mont Christian | Pottsgrove | Westtown
Pennsbury (5-0), 610 points earned, 122 average
Abington (4-0), 460, 115
Mentioned: Hatboro-Horsham High School | Wissahickon High School | Conestoga High School | Ridley High School | Cardinal Dougherty High School | Perkiomen Valley High School | Council Rock High School South | Norristown Area High School | Calvary Christian Academy | Benjamin Franklin High School | Abington Friends School | West Philadelphia Catholic High School | Strath Haven High School | North Penn High School | Avon Grove High School | Penn Wood High School | Academy Park | Bishop McDevitt | Bok | Boyertown | Bristol | Council Rock North | Del-Val Charter | Downingtown East | Downingtown West | Furness | Garnet Valley | Interboro | Lower Moreland | Marple Newtown | Morrisville | Neshaminy | Owen J. Roberts | Penncrest | Pennsbury | Pottsgrove | Quakertown | St. Pius X | Upper Merion | Upper Perkiomen | High School of the Future | Imhotep Charter | West Chester Henderson | West Chester Rustin
Penncrest stunned Ridley with three goals in the second half, but the Green Raiders chipped away at the lead, forced overtime, and finally beat the visiting Lions, 4-3, in a Central League game.
Sydney Mitchell, Caroline Moore and Maura Waldron scored to give Penncrest a 3-0 lead, but Julia DiiGiacomo scored for Ridley off an assist by Courtney Najmola with 5 minutes, 41 seconds left in regulation to tie the game, 3-3.
Najmola scored the last of her two goals on a penalty kick 1:22 into overtime to complete the comeback started by a goal from Annemarie Cericola.
Gabrielle Petrancuri stopped four shots for the Green Raiders and Alex Mitchell turned aside nine shots for the Lions.
Jackie Glanfield scored with 30 seconds remaining in the second of two overtime periods and gave Garnet Valley a 1-0 win over visiting Harriton.
Brianna Fecando assisted on the goal and Carly Plasha turned aside six shots. Alexa Hoffman stopped nine shots for the Rams.
Freshman goalie Krissy Walsh earned her first shutout and Michaela Whitelaw added a goal in the 67th minute to boost Strath Haven past visiting Lower Merion, 1-0.
Strath Haven (7-2-1, 5-1-1) is ranked seventh in The Inquirer’s top 10 poll and Lower Merion (7-3, 3-3) is ranked ninth in the Southeastern Pennsylvania Soccer Coaches Association poll.
Whitelaw scored off a pass from Jenna Frost. Katie Balmer, a junior center back, played excellent defense in front of Welsh who stopped eight shots.
Mentioned: Haverford High School | Conestoga High School | Ridley High School | Cardinal Dougherty High School | Archbishop Wood High School | Cardinal O'Hara High School | Upper Darby High School | Archbishop Ryan High School | Radnor High School | St. Hubert High School | Abington Friends School | Strath Haven High School | Archbishop Carroll | Archbishop Prendergast | Bishop McDevitt | Bishop Shanahan | Conwell-Egan | Garnet Valley | Harriton | Kennedy-Kenrick | Kennett | Lansdale Catholic | Little Flower | Lower Merion | Marple Newtown | Neumann-Goretti | Octorara | Penncrest | St. Pius X | Springfield (D) | West Chester Henderson
In a battle befitting a pair of soccer teams that had yet to lose in the Central League, only one goal was needed to decide the outcome.
Joe Raymond scored with 13 minutes left in the game and Strath Haven held on to beat host Lower Merion, 1-0. The Panthers (8-1-2, 7-0) is ranked 11th in the Southeastern Pennsylvania Soccer Coaches Association poll. The Aces (9-2, 6-1) are ranked second in the coaches poll and fourth in The Inquirer’s top 10 poll.
Conor Waraksa assisted on the goal and Kelsey Beck-Cullen tossed the shutout in goal with an 11-save performance. Jack Van Adelsberg stopped 10 shots for Lower Merion.
Moshue Wamulume picked up a hat trick and led Penncrest past visiting Ridley, 6-1.
Wamulume converted a penalty kick to give the Lions a 2-0 lead. His third goal gave Penncrest a 3-1 halftime lead.
Louis Cumberland, Ben Davis and Ryan Trerotola added single goals and Ian Campbell stopped eight shots for the Lions. David Simpson scored and Chris Raudabaugh turned aside 15 shots for the Green Raiders.
Mentioned: Ridley High School | La Salle College High School | Perkiomen School | Cardinal O'Hara High School | Abington Friends School | Delaware Valley Friends School | Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy | Strath Haven High School | Roxborough High School | Christopher Dock | Delco Christian | Devon Prep | Frankford | Lower Merion | Mercy Vocational | Penncrest | Solebury School | Holy Ghost Prep
Howard Linn played all but the final 10 minutes in goal for Northeast in a 6-0 Public League win over visiting Southern, then moved up to forward and scored a goal to provide the highlight of the day for the Vikings (5-1).
Linn, a senior, scored Northeast’s sixth goal. It was the first of his career, making for some happy teammates.
“The team went wild,” was Northeast coach John Psoras said. Linn was one of six goal-scorers for the Vikings.
Freshman Joey Powell played a big part in Masterman’s 3-2 comeback with over visiting Olney.
The Blue Dragons (2-4) were down, 2-0, at the half when Powell assisted on Ty Martin’s two goals. Then Tyler Hunt delivered the game-winning goal with six minutes left off a feed from Zach Plona.
David Casasola and Brice Joseph scored first-half goals for the Trojans.
Leroy Mombo’s first-half goal stood up for Washington in a 1-0 win at Lincoln.
Emmanuel Acquoi assisted on the goal and the story of the game after that was the Eagles’ defense in front of goalie Tim McCrossen, who needed to make only one save for the shutout.
Washington is now 4-1-1 overall, 4-0-1 league.
Mentioned: Pottstown High School | Hatboro-Horsham High School | Wissahickon High School | Phoenixville Area High School | George School | Archbishop Wood High School | Perkiomen Valley High School | Abington Senior High School | Abington Friends School | Central Bucks West High School | Friends Central Upper School | Academy Park | Archbishop Carroll | Bishop McDevitt | Boyertown | Central Bucks East | Christian Academy | Conwell-Egan | Council Rock North | Father Judge | Fels | Girard College | Hill School | Kennedy-Kenrick | Lansdale Catholic | Lincoln | Malvern Prep | Masterman | Methacton | Neumann-Goretti | North Catholic | Northeast | Olney | Owen J. Roberts | Pottsgrove | Quakertown | Southern | St. Pius X | Upper Merion | Washington | West-Mont Christian | Episcopal Academy | Franklin Towne Charter
Penn Charter won the girls’ portion of the 57th George School Invitational behind an athlete competing in her first one Saturday.
Freshman Catie Skinner’s individual win highlighted a terrific day for the Quakers. Skinner beat Solebury School’s Claudia Harris by three seconds to take first place. She covered the course in 20 minutes, 13 seconds.
Penn Charter used its superior depth to outlast Lower Moreland for the girls’ team title, getting 58 team points to 65 for the Lions.